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Atlassian admins, your Struts 2 patch has landed

Atlassian has joined the growing list of vendors to patch its products against the Apache Struts 2 vulnerability. Atlassian is one of many downstream vendors to need a patch, and the company has announced its Bamboo, Crowd, and HipChat Server products now have fixes available. In Atlassian Bamboo, the bug affects versions 5.1 …
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Trello, hello, hello: Todo list biz gobbled by Atlassian for $425m

Freemium digital post-it business board Trello is to be acquired by productivity software floggers Atlassian. The deal is worth $425m, according to TechCrunch, with the productivity software business to pay $360m in cash and $65m in restricted shares and options for Trello. The deal is expected to close by the end of March …

Splunk: Why we dumped Perforce for Atlassian's Bitbucket of Gits

Analysis Kurt Chase, director of engineering services at Splunk, is effusive about Atlassian's Git-based Bitbucket but doesn't have a lot of nice things to say about jilted source control system Perforce. As it turns out, Perforce has a rather jaundiced view of Git as a way to manage software. But more on that later. Two years ago, …
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Atlassian promises elastic pipelines and premium plan

Atlassian is trying to tempt enterprise developers to launch their precious source code onto the cloud by hauling its Bitbucket pipelines feature out of beta, and overhauling its pricing. Instead of only selling subs in blocks of 10, 25, 50 or 100, the company will charge per user. Its standard plan will cost $2 per user, per …
Joe Fay, 12 Oct 2016
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Atlassian promises frictionless, casual video encounters

Atlassian is adding group video to its HipChat service, but has promised that you can can hit the red button on overeager “collaborators”. For now, anyway. The collaboration vendor has had one-to-one video in its HipChat product for a couple of years, but has reconfigured the service on the Jitsi technology it hoovered up last …
Joe Fay, 18 Aug 2016
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Atlassian looks at StatusPage, reaches for wallet

Atlassian has made its first buy since raising $462m in its December IPO, snapping up StatusPage. StatusPage, which is barely three years old, is described as "the leader in status and incident communication." More particularly, it offers a hosted service for status pages covering incidents, scheduled maintenance and the like …
Joe Fay, 14 Jul 2016

Trad software sales type looking for a break? Atlassian shrugs

Most new companies are likely to opt for cloud-based software, the president of Atlassian said today. And that might just bring a tear to the eye of traditional IT sales bods, given that the company had grown to its $117.9m Q3 revenue off 57,000 companies, without ever having a fleet of besuited sales types. The JIRA and …
Joe Fay, 24 May 2016
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Atlassian cuts Bamboo from the cloud, lays pipelines into Bitbucket

Atlassian has further cut off developers’ hopes of some peace and quiet by announcing full mobile apps that will plug them into its key platforms. The announcement came as it kicked off its Atlassian Camp even in Barcelona, where it also announced it was adding pipelining to its cloud-based Bitbucket code repository product, …
Joe Fay, 24 May 2016
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Atlassian plans 'mobile companions' for key apps

Atlassian has revealed why it's hung out the 'Help Wanted' sign for iOS and Android developers. The company's mobile recruiter tells us it has “a team of approximately 20 sitting in Sydney now working on mobile.” “Their aim is to build world class mobile companions for two of our largest products.” Which products? We're told …
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Atlassian finally gives users Bitbucket code search

Atlassian has finally delivered code search for its Bitbucket code management product, putting an end to a multi-year, increasingly grumpy wait for its users. The feature will appear in Bitbucket Server, the enterprise version of the product, but should appear in the vendor's cloud product before too long. Jens Schumacher, …
Joe Fay, 24 Mar 2016
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Atlassian creates new Android, iOS development teams

DevOps darling Atlassian has created new development teams for iOS and Android, and is seeking principal developers to lead both. Job ads are appearing in the usual places, mentioning “a brand new, kick-arse team to start an iOS development practice” and a “a brand new, kick-arse team to start an Android development practice …

Which tech stocks are suffering and – crucially – why?

Analysis With the stock markets on a slide since the start of the year, the usual game of over-hyping companies that are doing well has flipped and now the game is to give companies – particularly tech stocks – a good kicking on the way down. Much of the current frenzy appears built around Twitter, which is having a bad year, and the …
Kieren McCarthy, 20 Jan 2016
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New Year, new Git: Version control system updated this week

The Git community was obviously working hard over the festive break, and slipped out version 2.7.0 of the control system earlier this week. The new version includes yet another array of updates and fixes, the full list of which you can peruse here. Github highlighted more flexible naming for git bisect, the tool for working …
Team Register, 7 Jan 2016
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Slack to play nice with others, like Atlassian's hip(chat) kids

“Team messaging” company Slack has decided it's time to play nice with others by encouraging developers to pipe their applications into the company's chat app. Slack's investors have found US$80 million to fund “fund both 'Slack-first' apps as well as B2B and enterprise tools that make Slack integrations a core part of their …
Simon Sharwood, 16 Dec 2015

Millionaire staffers pop corks at Atlassian as Oz biz raises $462m

The champagne must have been flowing at Australian developer Atlassian last night as the company's shares soared by 32 per cent on its first day of public trading, reportedly instantly turning 100 staffers into millionaires. Shares of the Aussie software-as-a-service maker, which helps companies collaborate and manage their …
Kat Hall, 11 Dec 2015
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Everyone wants a piece of software maker Atlassian's ass

Investor hunger to grab a slice of Atlassian has led the Aussie-turned-Brit-based software-as-a-service developer to upgrade its IPO price range by double digits, valuing the business at $4.1bn. The enterprise software organ, which is set to list on NASDAQ this week, had expected to issue stock at between $16.50 to $18.50 per …
Paul Kunert, 9 Dec 2015
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So, what should Atlassian spend its post-IPO riches on?

Atlassian could hit Nasdaq as early as next week, opening up the possibility of an acquisition frenzy as the Aussie turned British-based software firm reels in the cash - then starts spending it. The JIRA and Bitbucket vendor should raise as much as $370m, giving it a paper value of $3.6bn. The amended obligatory SEC filing …
Joe Fay, 4 Dec 2015
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Writing on the wall for Australian Technology Park

Software developer Atlassian’s well-and-truly-off-core-mission tilt at property development has failed, with the state government preferring a Mirvac-led proposal for the Australian Technology Park at Redfern to a bid that didn't make the deadline. And it's not just the soon-to-IPO vendor (still laughingly referred to as a …

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